Affordable Housing In West Greenwich
Kent County, Rhode Island

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Housing Authority Programs
Rhode Island Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in West Greenwich, Rhode Island.

Income Based Apartments in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

West Greenwich features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in West Greenwich.

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay West Greenwich landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in West Greenwich.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Greenwich, Rhode Island for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,268 and $1,550.

2023 West Greenwich, Rhode Island Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
West Greenwich, Rhode Island Fair Market Rent $1,066 $1,171 $1,409 $1,715 $2,118
West Greenwich, Rhode Island Payment Standard Range $959 to $1,173 $1,054 to $1,288 $1,268 to $1,550 $1,544 to $1,887 $1,906 to $2,330

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Greenwich, RI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

West Greenwich is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in West Greenwich are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Greenwich

The median gross income for households in West Greenwich is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In West Greenwich

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For West Greenwich, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kent County.

In West Greenwich, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in West Greenwich

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in West Greenwich

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Greenwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Greenwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Greenwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,150 $61,900 $69,650 $77,350 $83,550 $89,750 $95,950 $102,150